A member of parliament in Australia delivered an impassioned speech on Wednesday, speaking up for victims and families of domestic violence.
Labor party MP Emma Husar opened up about her rough upbringing as a survivor of domestic violence herself.
“It’s taken me a long time to overcome that trauma, to get to where I am today,” she said, revealing that 29 of her 36 years of her life had been affected by family violence.
For the first 13 years of her life, her mother had been at the receiving end of physical violence at the hands of her “always drunk and abusive” father. Read more…